July 28, 2014 - Industry News
Ram Truck is questioning Ford's claim that its 2015 F-450 holds the "best-in-class" towing rating for heavy-duty pickup trucks announced earlier this month.
Tags: Ram Truck, Ford F-450, towing, Ford, Ram 3500, Heavy-Duty Pickup
Ford's U.S. dealers began ordering the 2015 F-150 this week after receiving pricing for the light-duty pickup that will increase due to the increased use of aluminum in the body.
Tags: Ford F-150, Pricing, Ford, 2015-MY, Light-Duty Trucks
July 24, 2014 - Industry News
Ford's extensive use of aluminum shaved 732 pounds from the weight of two comparable trucks the company weighed for the media at an event earlier this week.
Tags: Ford, Ford F-150, Lightweighting, Pickup Trucks, 2015-MY
July 22, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has released full engine specifications and towing capabilities for its 2015 F-150 pickup, which will add two new engines and auto stop-start, the automaker announced.
Tags: Ford F-150, Pickup Trucks, Light-Duty Trucks, Ford, Class 2
July 22, 2014 - Executive Fleet News
The Ford Motor Co. has elevated its top engineer to lead Lincoln as the automaker attempts to revitalize its luxury nameplate. Kumar Galhotra takes over the dual roles of vice president and president of Lincoln.
Tags: Ford, Lincoln, Automotive Executives, Promotion
July 21, 2014 - Global News
To match the rapid growth in the Middle East and African business unit, Ford will be producing newer models and technologies in these regions.
Tags: Ford Focus, Ford Mustang, Ford
July 21, 2014 - Industry News
The Environmental Protection Agency will recommend that automakers be required to perform additional road testing to confirm the fuel-economy claims posted on their vehicles, rather than relying on laboratory measurements.
Tags: Hyundai, AAA, Vehicle Testing, EPA, Kia Motors, Fuel Economy, Ford
Westport is offering the 2015 Ford Transit Van and Cutaway as a dedicated natural gas (CNG) Westport WiNG Power System vehicle. The Transit Cutaway will be offered at 10,000-lbs. GVW and below.
Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, CNG, Cutaway Vans, Westport WiNG, Westport
July 19, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has announced horsepower and torque ratings for the trio of engines available on the redesigned 2015 Mustang.
Tags: Ford Mustang, Ford, Sports Cars, 2015-MY
July 18, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has increased the towing capability of its largest pickup, the F-450, for the 2015 model-year to a best-in-class 31,200 pounds, Ford announced at a media event in West Virginia.
Tags: Ford F-450, towing, Ford, Ford F-Series Super Duty, Class 3, Light-Duty Trucks
Ford's 2015 Expedition with new 3.5L EcoBoost V-6 engine is now available after the automaker unveiled it to automotive journalists in West Virginia.
Tags: Ford, Large SUVs, Ford Expedition, Engines, 2015-MY
July 8, 2014 - Industry News
The automaker issues six separate recalls involving models such as the Edge, Flex, Police Interceptor and Lincoln MKS.
Tags: Ford Escape, Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS, Ford Transit Connect, Lincoln MKZ, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford Police Interceptor, Ford, 2014-MY, Ford Flex, Canada
July 3, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has announced fleet incentives for its 2015 model-year vehicles for Ford and Lincoln branded cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs.
Tags: Fleet Incentives, Ford, 2015-MY
July 2, 2014 - Press Release
Telogis is showcasing the Ford Crew Chief factory telematics solution in each of Ford's 19-city "Truth About Transit" tour stops, Telogis announced.
Tags: Telogis, Ford, Ford Transit
June 25, 2014 - Industry News
The 2015 Ford Transit 15-passenger wagon will offer the automotive industry’s only five-row side-curtain airbag – the largest in any Ford vehicle.
Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, Air Bags, 2015-MY, Safety, TRW Automotive
June 24, 2014 - Industry News
The expanded recall, which addresses a potential problem affecting the electronic power-assist steering gears, now involves nearly 5,700 2014-MY trucks globally.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Recalls, Ford, 2014-MY
Ford has unveiled the second-generation of its 2015 Edge mid-size SUV that offers a multitude of optional safety technology. It will also be the first Ford vehicle to arrive with a standard EcoBoost engine.
Tags: Ford, Ford Edge, Mid-Size SUVs, Safety Technology, Auto Start/Stop
June 23, 2014 - Industry News
The recalls involve seven different automakers, whose dealers will replace any defective air bag inflators free of charge.
Tags: Toyota, BMW, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, Chrysler, Recalls, Takata, Ford, NHTSA, Air Bags
Ford worked closely with railroads and railcar manufacturers to develop the modified car to accommodate Transit vans that reach 110.1 inches tall for the high-roof version.
Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Railroads, Order-to-Delivery Times
June 19, 2014 - Industry News
The new airbag features an inflatable plastic bladder integrated into the glovebox door.
Tags: Vehicle Safety Technology, Ford Mustang, Ford, Air Bags, 2015-MY
June 18, 2014 - Industry News
Overall new-vehicle quality declined slightly among vehicles sold in 2013 as automakers dealt with challenges caused by integrating more sophisticated technologies into their vehicles, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Initial Quality Study.
Tags: J.D. Power, Initial Quality Study, General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Nissan
June 16, 2014 - Industry News
The 32-acre facility will feature merge lanes, stoplights, intersections, roundabouts, road signs, a railroad crossing, building facades and more.
Tags: Toyota, Xerox, Connected Vehicle Technology, Ford, General Motors, Bosch, Self-Driving Vehicles, University of Michigan, Econolite
Three Ford models topped the list of the 10 most stolen sport-utility vehicles according to a report released today by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).
Tags: Ford, Stolen Vehicles, Mid-Size SUVs, Compact SUVs, Ford Escape, National Insurance Crime Bureau, California
June 13, 2014 - Industry News
Ford is bringing modest updates to its 2015 Explorer mid-size SUV, including several new colors and a new sportier model.
Tags: Ford Explorer, Ford, 2015-MY, Mid-Size Sedans, Mid-Cycle Refresh
June 12, 2014 - Industry News
Ford Motor Co. lowered the fuel economy ratings for six 2013 and 2014 model-year vehicles, including the Fiesta subcompact car that has been widely added to fleets.
Tags: Fuel Costs, Ford Fusion Energi, Ford Fusion Hybrid, Ford, Fuel Efficiency, EPA, Ford Fiesta, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Ford C-MAX Hybrid, Ford C-MAX Energi, Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
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